Bass Harbor Head Lighthouse, Bass Harbor
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  • Go to places too far away from the entrance/exit from the island. Kind of Nice, but unfortunately the emotion did not match the elapsed time. Sorry)
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  • To get the picture of lighthouse you usually see, you need to be agile! First you will go down a long flight of stairs....then you will need to climb out on some rocks. You can still get a picture fro...  more »
  • This is such an iconic location for photos, which is great for a photographer like me! We arrived just before sunset, on a cloudy day, but colors were amazing! 
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  • It's an amazing place for sunset. Walk over to the boulders by the shore... there is a path by the corner of parking lot to reach there and enjoy the ocean view..
  • It's a 40 minute drive from Bar Harbor, but SPECTACULAR views are here that capture Acadia's beauty. The lighthouse is closed to the public, since it is an active US. Coast Guard Lighthouse, but the view is great. Next to the bathrooms, there is a trail that goes down to the rocks to get an even better view. Please go here on a visit to Acadia.
  • Best Time to go during evening; make sure to reach about an hour before the sunset
  • A breathtakingly beautiful place with stunning shorelines. But it's not easy to get a view of the lighthouse itself, because it is on the cliff with no good viewpoint.
  • The buildings are not open for touring but the scenery if breathtaking. On the day we were here we got a photo of the Schooner Victory Chimes, which is featured on the Maine Quarter with the Pemaquid Point Lighthouse, as it sailed past the Bass Harbor Lighthouse.